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JAKE ARRIETA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs' Arrieta finds right formula for success

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Jake Arrieta approaches baseball different than most of those in the game. He carries a gallon of kale juice around the Chicago Cubs' spring training facility. He uses Pilates as a part of his offseason regimen. Chances are, his body percentage might be lower than his 2.53 ERA last year. So it's no wonder that Arrieta has hit it off with new Cubs manager Joe Maddon...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #86: Jake Arrieta | SP | CHC

The fifth time’s the charm, right? It certainly was for Jake Arrieta, who finally delivered on his considerable potential in his fifth MLB season. Breakouts like Arrieta’s serve as a necessary reminder that sometimes and old prospect can learn new tricks. For Arrieta, these tricks included two things above all else: Improved command Improved slider Let’s talk about his command...
Via Baseball Professor
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Strike Deals With Arrieta, Castillo

The Cubs avoided arbitration with two players on Friday morning when they were able to strike deals with both starter Jake Arrieta and catcher Wellington Castillo. According to CBS’ Jon Heyman, the deal for Arrieta is for $3.63 million: jake arrieta, cubs settle at $3.63M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 16, 2015 The deal for Arrieta is for a surprisingly low price as...
Via Sports Mockery
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Best moments of 2014

As we turn our calendars to a new year, the Chicago Cubs are ready to make some noise in the National League. This year could bring huge things for Cubs fans as the club looks ready to compete for the first time since 2008. With so much optimism surrounding this team, it is only fitting that we look back on some of the best moments of 2014 for the North Siders. The emergence of Jake...
Via isportsweb.com
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Playoff picture will be influenced by Cubs

Chicago Cubs After today’s 2-1 victory over the first-place Baltimore Orioles, the Chicago Cubs were able to complete the sweep against a team that had only been swept one time all season long. This series was the second consecutive series against a team that is in contention for a playoff spot, a theme that will be familiar from here on out. The remainder of the Cubs schedule...
Via isportsweb.com
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Is Jake Arrieta the new ace?

.163 is the batting average opponents have had against Jake Arrieta since the trade of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. This is the type of stat that many thought Arrieta would be able to put up year in and year out. Once a top prospect in the Baltimore Orioles organization, Arrieta never could find his groove with the Orioles. In 69 career games pitched (63 starts), Arrieta posted...
Via isportsweb.com
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Get To Know Him - Jake Arrieta

Jake Arrieta is currently pitching in his 5th MLB season and before this season has never been successful. There was not much hype surrounding Arrieta coming into the league, as he was originally drafted in the 31st round by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2004 but decided to attend Texas Christian University. In 2007 Arrieta entered the draft again and was taken in the 5th round by the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Arrieta set to make season debut Wednesday vs. Reds

The Chicago Cubs will get much-needed help at the fifth starter position tonight when they face the Cincinnati Reds. The right-handed Jake Arrieta makes his first start of the season, replacing the extremely ineffective Carlos Villanueva, who is 1-5 with a 10.42 ERA. Arrieta began the season on the disabled list with tightness and inflammation in his shoulder, but after throwing...
Via isportsweb.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs activate Jake Arrieta, who will start Wednesday

The Chicago Cubs have activated starting pitcher Jake Arrieta from the disabled list in time for Monday night's game in Cincinnati. MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reported that the Cubs will move Carlos Villanueva to the bullpen to make room for Arrieta in the rotation. In addition, Alsyon Footer, also of MLB.com, tweeted late Monday afternoon that Arrieta will start Wednesday night against...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta 'one start away' from return to Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are in last place in the National League Central division as expected, but do not blame the starting pitching. Cubs starters have a very respectable ERA of 3.77 as play ends on April 18, and they soon could get a boost. MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports that pitcher Jake Arrieta "may be one start away from getting back to the big leagues."Arrieta is scheduled to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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